Kopernicki joins BMT Group Board

Posted by Eric Haun
Thursday, February 13, 2014
Jan Kopernicki

BMT Group Ltd., an international design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has announced that Jan Kopernicki has joined the Board of Directors as a nonexecutive Director.

Jan has extensive experience in the shipping industry, with his career at Shell spanning over 40 years. As Head of Shipping until his retirement in 2011, his global team was responsible for Shell’s portfolio of oil tanker, LPG and LNG vessels and for advising on safety and environmental aspects of shipping. He also served as a member of the Shell Trading Executive Committee and Group Executive Sponsor for shipyard procurement.

He was appointed CMG (Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George) in the 2012 New Year’s Honors list for his services to the safety and security of the international shipping community, recognizing his role as President of the U.K. Chamber of Shipping, Chairmanship of the Oil Companies International Marine Forum (OCIMF) and contribution to combating the threat of international piracy.

Jan is a nonexecutive Director of J & J Denholm Ltd., Nordic Tankers Holding AB, and the U.K. Chamber of Shipping. A Leicester University graduate and Fellow of the Society of Biology, he has been active in a number of roles, including Chairman of Maritime U.K., Co-Chair of the U.K. Shipping Defense Advisory Committee, Trustee of the Lloyds Register Foundation and a member of the British Airways International Business Advisory Board. He is an Honorary Captain in the Royal Naval Reserve and President of the Shell Pensioners Association.

Commenting upon his appointment, Jan said, “I am very pleased to be joining such an exciting, innovative and international group, rooted as it is in scientific excellence. I look forward to supporting the continued success of the company and its people.”

Dr. Neil Cross, Chairman of BMT Group, said, “I am delighted to welcome Jan to the BMT Board. His breadth and depth of industry knowledge and experience will be invaluable to the company as we focus on continued growth and development.”
 

Maritime Reporter June 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

SCI Publishes Shore Leave Survey

With Maritime Labor Convention (MLC), 2006 in force, one might expect to see a reduction in the number of seafarers without visas; yet, recent data collected by

Cummins Reports Revenue Jump in Q2 2014

Cummins Inc. reported its results for the second quarter of 2014. According to the report, second quarter revenue of $4.8 billion increased 7 percent from the same quarter in 2013.

Diana Shipping Invests in Diana Containerships

Diana Shipping Inc., a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, has announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase

News

SCI Publishes Shore Leave Survey

With Maritime Labor Convention (MLC), 2006 in force, one might expect to see a reduction in the number of seafarers without visas; yet, recent data collected by

Cummins Reports Revenue Jump in Q2 2014

Cummins Inc. reported its results for the second quarter of 2014. According to the report, second quarter revenue of $4.8 billion increased 7 percent from the same quarter in 2013.

GPA Sets Tonnage Record

The Georgia Ports Authority moved more than 29 million tons of cargo, 3 million twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) and more than 700,000 auto and machinery units in Fiscal Year 2014.

Consulting

Location of New Port Expansion Projects: Analysis

When it comes to port development, many governments now favour letting the market decide where expansion should take place, whereas most other transport infrastructure,

Europe Sleep Walking into an Energy Crisis: Analyst

The downing of flight MA17 has prompted calls for further sanctions on Russia targeted at its energy sector. Douglas-Westwood in its 'DW Monday' analysis considers

Nigerian Piracy Threatens UK Interests: New Report

The UK economy is heavily exposed to lawlessness off the coast of Nigeria, a new report published today by the UK Chamber of Shipping says. The report found that almost all of the UK’s annual £6.

 
 
Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Naval Architecture Navigation Offshore Oil Pod Propulsion Ship Electronics Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.2133 sec (5 req/sec)